Press Releases

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Open World Leadership Center welcomes its sixth delegation of Senator Ben Nelson Fellows composed of six medical doctors from Russia. Open World’s Board of Trustees created the Nelson Fellows program to honor Senator Nelson's contribution to Open World and improve ties between the United States and Russia. Senator Nelson served on Open World’s Board of Trustees since March 2016. From 2009-2012, Senator Nelson served on the Board as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Open World Leadership Center announced grant recipients for 2018. Open World awarded grants to 11 non-profit organizations across the United States to further their programs for international exchanges.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At the recommendation of the Board of Trustees, Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, announced the appointment of Jane Sargus as Executive Director of Open World Leadership Center, effective January 8, 2018. She replaces Ambassador John O’Keefe, who will now serve as Counsel to Open World’s Board of Trustees.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Open World Leadership Center celebrates ten years of programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. Since 2007, Open World continues to create a variety of programs for Members of Parliament, Rule of Law, and Civic Leaders in these four countries. Alumni from these programs have made invaluable contributions to their communities and experienced advancement in their careers.

Additional information on each country being honored is included below:

Azerbaijan

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